Swedish hackers in a squat fight eviction
I think actually hackerspaces are more important because it brings prople in toa social context (like real life) which encourages people to participate in new ways. Also I think In major cities the municipality should promote these kinds of activities with supported rents, or free housing etc.
Interview Lawyers Who Defend Against RIAA Suits
If you are guilty you can start a fund raising so that you fellow slashdotters and nerds of the net can help you out. Get public about the lawsuit and write a book get famous. Become the david versus goliath!